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are we crazy? BIke the Bay - Aug 24th

my husband and i have recently started bike riding again, we have both mountain/trail bikes and hybrid road bikes.  a friend who is a much more active rider talked us into signing up for a 26 mile casual ride in downton san diego called… 57 more words


Portaging the Kal-Haven

(Kal-Haven Trail, Michigan) We rode a stretch of this rails-to-bikes path through the Michigan countryside on Wednesday and discovered that Tuesday’s powerful thunderstorms had churned up our favorite bike route, toppling trees and dropping limbs and branches in a swath from South Haven to Bloomingdale.   294 more words


Voices and Tremors in the Helmet Debate

Until recently, about the only local voice against compulsory bike-helmet laws was Chris Bruntlett and the cyclechic movement.  Brent Toderian has been adding his voice recently, arguing that the data is clear: bike-helmet requirements, by discouraging cycling, are overall a net loss to our health. 391 more words


Bicycle as Escape

I never seem to tire of writing about bicycles. I love talking about them, dreaming about my next bike trip, figuring out the perfect bike commute setup, pondering the ins and outs of randonneuring… you get the idea. 250 more words

Commute Reflections

The Berkeley Bugle: The latest from Copenhagen

Peter Berkeley, PT’s Brisbane correspondent, keeps sending us so much good stuff, he deserves his own head – hence The Bugle. 

Stuff like this: 155 more words


Ohrn Image: Counter Top

Someday soon, this counter will go into operation at the south end of the Burrard Street Bridge.  

This year’s  planned max:  99,999,999  

Today’s planned max: 999,999